Aces and Eights: A variant of video poker where 4 Aces or eights earn bonus payouts.
Aces and Faces: A variant of video poker where 4 Aces or 4 Face cards (of the same rank) earn bonus payouts.
All American: A variant of video poker where the Straight Flush earns higher payouts than in regular video poker.
Average Payout: The amount, on average, that you can win on a video poker machine over a long period of time.
Bet Max: the maximum bet that can be made on the video poker machine.
Bonus Deuces Wild: A variant of video poker where the deuces (2’s) act as wild cards for extra payouts.
Bonus Video Poker Deluxe: Jack or Better type of video poker where four of a kind earns higher payouts.
Cash Out: A button which allows players to collect their credits and withdraw them into their account.
Complete Hand: A video poker hand which uses all the cards in one combination.
Denomination: When used in the context of a card, it is its number.
Deuces: Cards with a value of 2.
Deuces Deluxe Video Poker: A variant of video poker where higher payouts are awarded for 4 Deuces, a natural straight flush, a royal flush with a Deuce and others.
Deuces Wild: A variant of video poker where Deuces (2’s) act as wild cards.
Deuces and Jokers: A variant of video poker where Deuces and Jokers act as wild cards.
Discard button: When pressed, this button discards the card it is placed under so that a new card can be dealt in its place.
Double Bonus Video Poker: A variant of the game where bonus payouts are awarded for 4 Aces and more.
Draw: Replacement cards dealt in place of those that were discarded.
Edge: The advantage held in a game of video poker.
Face Cards: Cards in a deck with a ‘face’, ie. Jacks, Queens and Kings.
Flush: A poker hand which consists of five cards of the same suit.
Four of a Kind: A poker hand with four cards that are of the same denomination.
Full House: A poker hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair.
Hand: The five cards that are held.
High Card: Face cards (ie. Jack, Queen, King) and Ace.
Hold: The cards you opt to keep as part of your hand.
Jackpot: A bonus paid to players when the highest hand is hit.
Jacks or Better: A variant of video poker where the Joker acts as the wild card.
Kings or Better: A variant of video poker where players need to land a pair of Kings as a minimum winning hand.
Loose Deuces: A variant of video poker similar to Deuces Wild.
Max Bet: the maximum number of coins that are played per game. You need to wager the max bet in order to put yourself in line to win the progressive jackpot.
Pair: Two cards of the same value.
Payout Schedule: Each video poker game has a schedule which lists the number of coins which are paid out for each type of winning hand. Schedules vary from game to game.
Quads: Four of a kind.
Rank: The card’s numerical value.
Rejected cards: Cards which were discarded by the player after a round of play, to be replaced with new ones.
Royal Flush: A video poker hand consisting of ten, Jack, Queen, King and Ace of the same suit.
Sevens Wild Video Poker: A variant of video poker where 7’s act as the wild card and extra bonus payouts are earned on four 7’s, a royal flush with a 7, and 5 of a kind.
Straight: Five cards in sequence but not of the same suit.
Straight Flush: Five cards in sequence and of the same suit.
Three of a Kind: A video poker hand with three cards of the same denomination.
Tens or Better: A variant of video poker where tens or higher are considered the minimum paying hands.
Two Pairs: A hand in video poker which consists of two pairs.
Wild Royal: A wild card which helps to create a Royal Flush.